Description
Description (Service) Program designed to provide comprehensive support for children at risk so they may build upon and foster their inherent ability to make healthy choices by:
     
     
  • provision of social supports to address issues of self-esteem, victimization and peer pressure 
  • outreach initiative to ensure access to culturally appropriate services for children in care and their families including support and education for non-Aboriginal adoptive and foster parents; 
  • addressing the inter-related health impacts of poverty, diabetes, and obesity 
  • providing school suspension supports, direct access to computers and literacy and encouraging healthy relationships with peers and authority figures 
  • providing access to tutoring and mentoring, supervised physical activities and incorporating a parent support component for children with Fetal Alchohol Syndrome and/or other disabilities and their families  
  • providing counselling and support to children who have witnessed violence
Service Details
Hours Office Mon-Fri 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Areas Served Honey Harbour ; Midland ; Penetanguishene ; Port Severn ; Simcoe North ; Tay ; Tiny
Eligibility Ages: 7 year(s) - 12 year(s) 
 
Priority is for First Nation, Metis and Inuit peoples living off reserve
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Ojibway - Programs, by request
Fees Donation ; None
Address and Location
Located In Community Midland
Address & Map
175 Yonge St
Midland, ON L4R 2A7
 
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Intersection William St and Yonge St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-526-5589
Fax 705-526-7662
E-Mail akwego@gbnfc.com
Website www.gbnfc.com/akwego
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/akwego.gbnfc
Primary Contact Becca Sterling, Akwe:go Coordinator, Georgian Bay Native Friendship Centre; Phone: 705-526-5589 ext 254; Email: akwego@gbnfc.com
Alternate Contact Nicole Prisciak, Akwe:go Coordinator, Georgian Bay Native Friendship Centre; Phone: 705 526 5589 ext 264; Email: akwego@gbnfc.com

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